Vasco: After much delay, Vasco police finally booked Secretary of Association of Christian Backward Classes Andrew D’Cunha for issuing fake Samaj Certificates.
The action against D’Cunha came after a long drawn battle by social activist Inacio Domnick Pereira, a residence of St Cruz, who had pointed out the illegalities. He had done intensive research using RTI on the illegalities.
According to Vasco police accused Andrew D’Cunha resident of Vasco claiming to be Secretary of Association of Christian backward classes issued false/misrepresented Samaj certificate to the applicants, which in turn were misused to obtain caste certificate from deputy collector of the concerned area, based on which the reservation are obtained by ineligible persons for obtaining admission in the educational institution, obtaining government jobs in reserved seats, contesting elections etc, thereby act of cheating.
“We had received a written complaint by one Inacio Dominic Pereira, resident of St Cruz after which we conducted preliminary inquiry and today we have booked Andew D’Cunha under section 420 of IPC and further investigation is in progress,” Police stated.